A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aianteion in Greece. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:50 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 13:54:50 / April 17, 2016 @ 1:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.4879 East, latitude 37.8463 North, depth = 20.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.78 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005j81. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j81.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Livadeiá, Orchomenós, Kárystos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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